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Summertime, and the living in France is easy!

1. Faire la fête The south of France is blessed with a glorious summer climate and the locals make the most of it, at festivals which are spread throughout the season. Arts and theatre aficionados are...

Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Hexagone

Mary Tudor may have wanted Calais engraved on her heart but after half a day trying to hitch a lift out of town, I never wanted to see the name again. There were four...

French camping holidays

Choosing a campsite There are between 9,000 and 10,000 registered campsites in France – that is almost half the total number of campsites for the whole of Europe. In addition, there are roughly 2000 farm...

Why go camping in France?

With the French weather now seasonably clement, you might consider trading your hotel for a campsite. Far from being limited to rural locations, many campsites allow for easy access to some of the country’s...